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Is there a continuum between ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and ventilator-associated pneumonia?

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SN: Bayer, Basilea, Medtronic (advisory board, and lecture), other authors: none.

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Nseir, S., Povoa, P., Salluh, J. et al. Is there a continuum between ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis and ventilator-associated pneumonia?. Intensive Care Med 42, 1190–1192 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00134-016-4283-x

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Keywords

  • Lung Ultrasound
  • Systemic Antibiotic Treatment
  • Oropharyngeal Secretion
  • Respiratory Tract Colonization
  • Tracheobronchial Colonization